1. 09:00 a.m. Departure from 137 Pillars House.
2. 09:30a.m. Arrive at the Chiang Mai National Museum. Established in 1954, it has become the main repository for the arts and crafts of Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand.
3. 11:00a.m. Visit Wat Phra Singh, one of Chiang Mai’s most important sanctuaries. Construction began in 1345 and was completed in 1400. Nearby is the small Phra Wiharn Lai Kham, made from 500-year old teakwood. It contains the venerated image of the Phra Singh Buddha.
4. 11:45a.m. Visit Wat Chedi Luang noted for its oversized chedi. Originally built in 1401, it was enlarged and built higher in the mid-1400s and subsequently destroyed by an earthquake in 1545.
5. 12.30p.m. Enjoy lunch at the Ginger & Kafe Restaurant.
6. 01.30p.m. Visit Wat Suan Dok, also known as the “Flower Garden Temple”. Set amidst wide, open gardens. This temple was built in the 14th century during the reign of the Lanna Thai monarch.
7. 2.15p.m. Visit Wat Jed Yod. Built in 1477, this temple is based on the design from the Mahabodhi temple in India. The seven spires represent the seven weeks that the Lord Buddha was supposed to have spent in Bodhgaya, India, after his enlightenment.
8. 03:30p.m. Return to 137 Pillars House.
Duration : 6.5 hours